The Baltimore Ravens and Miami Dolphins are attractive options for NFL fans looking to celebrate the 2018 season’s first slate of games with a weekend getaway.
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Baltimore has the most affordable plane tickets of any NFL city hosting a game on Sunday, with an average round-trip cost of $213, according to Priceline.com data. The Ravens host the Buffalo Bills at AT&T Stadium at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.
The site based its calculations on the average rate of all round-trip flights flying into the city on Friday, Sept. 7 and flying out on Monday, Sept. 10.
Los Angeles ranks as the second-most affordable flight destination, with an average cost of $237 ahead of the Chargers’ home game against the Kansas City Chiefs. Other cheap round-trip flight options include Boston ($242 for the New England Patriots home game), Cleveland ($259 for the Cleveland Browns) and Newark ($270 for the New York Giants).
In terms of hotel rates for Week 1 of the NFL season, Miami ranks as the cheapest option. The average daily rate of hotels ranked 3.5 stars or higher from Friday through Monday is $121.
The Dolphins host the Tennessee Titans at Hard Rock Stadium at 1 p.m. ET on Sunday.
Minneapolis has the second-cheapest hotel rates at an average cost of $132 for the Minnesota Vikings’ home game on Sunday, followed by New Orleans ($139 for the New Orleans Saints), Denver ($161 for the Denver Broncos) and Los Angeles ($182 for the Chargers).